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Il Refugio

Dating from the 17th century, this spacious Tuscan farmhouse has been meticulously restored, with an eye for detail and a desire to offer elegant, easygoing surroundings…..etc will find a sophisticated atmospheric hideaway just minutes form Tuscany’s major attractions.


INCLUSIONS:

- Housekeeping every morning & afternoon - except Wednesday & Monday afternoon
- AIR CONDITIONING UNITS IN HIGH SEASON in bedrooms only
- Garden maintenance
- Electricity
- Swimming Pool Maintenance
- Bed linen weekly change ON A SATURDAY(mid-week change at extra cost of eur 100)
- Pool towels mid-week change.
- Internet antenna WiFi
- Final Cleaning

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Price Range Per Week:
€7,600 to €13,200


  • Region:
  • Tuscany
  • Setting:
  • Country
  • Type:
  • Villa
  • Bedrooms:
  • 6
  • Sleeps:
  • 11
  • Bathrooms
  • 6
  • Nearest City Center:
  • San Donato in Poggio
  • Proximity to City Center
  • 2 Miles
  • Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Juicer
  • Coffee Maker
  • Ice Machine
  • Indoor Features
  • Fireplace
  • Children Allowed
  • Air Conditioning / Heating
  • Washing Machine
  • WiFi
  • Outdoor Features:
  • Pool
  • BBQ / Grill
  • Garden
  • Outside Dining
  • Terrace / Balcony
  • Near By:
  • Shopping
  • Dining
  • Museums
  • Theater
  • Agri-Turismo
  • Historic Landmarks
  • Public Transportation
  • Lake / Water Access
  • Biking
  • Food / Cultural Touring
  • Vineyards / Wineries
  • Religious Sites
  • Spa

  • Beds and Baths

    ***Please note, this house does not allow children under the age of 5

    • Master bedroom =  king bed (6'), large ensuite bathroom with tub & hand-held shower and a separate walk-in shower. 
    • Torre Bedroom = double bed (5'), loggia (balcony off private lobby), large ensuite bathroom with tub & hand-held shower, walk-in shower
    • Fienile Bedroom =  two single beds, large ensuite bathroom with tub & hand-held shower and a separate walk-in shower. 
    • Corner Bedroom = two single beds, ensuite bathroom with walk-in shower. 
    • Single Bedroom = one single bed. 
    • Pool Room = two single beds, ensuite bathroom with walk-in shower and vessel sink.

    Living Space
    • Large living room with fireplace and access to terrace through a huge door offering wonderful lighting and views
    • A smaller second living room with fireplace
    • Large eat-in farmhouse kitchen
    • Elegant dining room that can seat 10 people. 

    Household Amenities

    • Side by side refrigerator with ice maker and filtered water dispenser
    • Marble counters 
    • 5-burner stove with 2 ovens
    • Toaster
    • Food processor
    • Mixer
    • filter coffee maker and grinder
    • Espresso machine
    • Tea kettle
    • 3 sinks
    • 2 dishwashers
    • Washer & dryer
    • External drying linesIiron in separate laundry room
    • Wi-Fi
    • Yamaha grand piano (key on request)
    • Sky TV
    • 2 stereo systems with CD's
    • iPod docking stations
    • 5 hair dryers
    • Air-conditioning and fans in bedrooms 
    • Dramatic architectural lighting
    • Terracotta floors, 
    • Linen curtains in soft country colors and a mixture of antiques and fine modern pieces
    • Full central heating (some under floor) metered for an additional charge. Telephone metered for an additional charge

  • Outside Features

    • 26 hectares of grapevines & woodland with your own personal stream
    • archways framing 360-degree views, 
    • Terraces wrapping around the house and the pool offer endless opportunities for getting away from the pressures of a hectic life
    • Ping-pong table,
    • Barbecue
    • Pool house that offers a shaded loggia for extra privacy 
    • Three different external dining areas; two in covered loggias, one poolside dining table
    • Open loggia in courtyard with shaded seating area
    • Large swimming pool (42ft x 23 ft)
    • Pool changing area
    • Drinks fridge
    • Poolside furniture
    • Pool towels

    Other Features

    • Maid service 5 hours, 5 1/2 days a week (no Monday pm or Wednesday all day)
    • No smoking please. 
    • An arrival pack is available on request and grocery shopping is available but will require a €400 deposit
    • The first shopping trip is free and there is a maximum of 2 shopping trips per week please; the charge is for time, petrol & groceries

    Services Available by Request

    •  Private Cook
    •  Electricity (metered)
    •  Telephone & fax
    •  Heating as used
    •  Food shopping (prior to arrival)
    •  Extra cleaning
    •  Masseuse
    •  Golf and horseback riding available 
    •  Private wine tastings
    •  Private cooking classes
    •  Laundry & dry cleaning
    •  Baby sitting
    •  Private transfers
    •  Private tours
    •  Additional maid services
    •  Additional meals
    •  Olive oil tastings
    •  Private car delivery
    •  Italian language lessons
    •  Truffle hunting
    •  Bike Tours

    Location/Where to Go

    • Shops and restaurants in San Donato in Poggio 2 miles
    • Panzano 5 miles
    • Greve 10 miles
    • Florence 17 miles
    • Siena 25 miles
    • Pisa 61 miles
    • Rome 3 1/2 hours. 


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